View Poll Results: Does religion affect your vote?

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  • It is my main focus.

    1 1.49%
  • It is not the main focus but important.

    6 8.96%
  • It has some influence.

    7 10.45%
  • I mildly consider it.

    4 5.97%
  • I don't really care.

    19 28.36%
  • I think they spend to much time on this topic.

    10 14.93%
  • It is a distraction to me.

    4 5.97%
  • I wish the candidates were atheists.

    16 23.88%
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Thread: Does religion affect your vote?

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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    And you ask why we don't support Atheists.
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    As I said it is these crude and arrogant attacks, when it isn't even relevant, that makes a lot of us on the religious side have little time for Atheists. You set up this debate which is not primarily not about the validity of religion Vs. Atheism and then you subject our belief systems to quite crude and arrogant attacks.

    In my experience this is not a unique, although then again not a necessary, attitude among Atheists and rabid secularists.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    Sure there is. You simply don't come across it enough in the liberal media. The Brussels' broadcasting corporation may not report it but don't think for a moment that the average Tory party member is not in some sense still loyal to Christianity and the church.
    Somehow i get the idea that you feel like your religious beliefs are being attack in this thread and they are not. You made a snide comment about atheists in the first of these three posts with no proof of the existence of your god. I did not attack your faith in any way. I just asked you to back up what you are ranting about?
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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    MPs are not delegates, they are to give the people their judgment as well as their represenatation.

    All people are influenced by their belief systems, secularist Atheistic liberals as well. Christianity and the CoE are bound up with the heritage, tradition, culture and gov't of our society and to try and leave these out is to debase those key attributes of our society. I'd say that the moment you walk through those chamber doors you should bow your head to the lord and remember the place of the church in our society. Church and King as the Tory party's motto has long been should always be in your mind and heart as an MP.

    That says it all.
    Rubbish, if a MP votes against what the constituents decide because God told him too. He shouldn't be an MP and isn't cut out for the job.

    Influenced sure, but to let it consume you? I doubt it.

    Blair had his good moments. I'm just pleased he waited till he left office before declaring his love for religion and the catholic church no less [even more amusing is the fact that Abortion was liberalized, Gay marriage came into play and cloning under his watch]
    Would it not have been just funny to hear the Pope and Blair talk? lmao


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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Inferno View Post
    Somehow i get the idea that you feel like your religious beliefs are being attack in this thread and they are not. You made a snide comment about atheists in the first of these three posts with no proof of the existence of your god. I did not attack your faith in any way. I just asked you to back up what you are ranting about?
    Oh come on off it, I replied to this post of yours.

    You base this on the idea that you are correct in what you believe and that those atheists are wrong. There is very little evidence that can be substantiated that a god does indeed exist. The major proof of him/her/it is in a book that said god had a hand in writing.

    It is a random, crude and arrogant attack on religion when the validity of said belief isn't even the purpose of this thread.

    I simply acknowledged the silliness of your post and that it is a far from unique attitude I have found amongst atheists and secularists.

    Bottomline, it is you who started the attacks, so don't complain when you get back what you put out.
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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Rubbish, if a MP votes against what the constituents decide because God told him too. He shouldn't be an MP and isn't cut out for the job.
    What do you mean they decide? He is not a delegate, he should bow to public opinion often but he is not some easily recallable delegate with a dossier from his constituents he must adhere too. They know his religious views when they voted for him. He owes them his judgment and he owes to the nation his reverence and veneration for our ancient society and forms.
    Influenced sure, but to let it consume you? I doubt it.
    Well that is different from you said before and rabid secularism is as much a consumation, and it isn't even supportive of our heritage and tradition.

    Blair had his good moments.
    Doubtful.

    I'm just pleased he waited till he left office before declaring his love for religion and the catholic church no less [even more amusing is the fact that Abortion was liberalized, Gay marriage came into play and cloning under his watch]
    Indeed, he really was scum.
    Last edited by Wessexman; 05-16-09 at 12:33 AM.
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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    What do you mean they decide? He is not a delegate, he should bow to public opinion often but he is not some easily recallable delegate with a dossier from his constituents he must adhere too. They know his religious views when they voted for him. He owes them his judgment and he owes to the nation his reverence and veneration for our ancient society and forms.
    Well that is different from you said before and rabid secularism is as much a consumation, and it isn't even supportive of our heritage and tradition.

    Indeed, he really was scum.
    I have no clue what my MP's religious standing is and when the Human embryology and Abortion bill came up, she voted in favour of both [as well she should have] but if i knew my MP was some religious fanatic who couldn't seperate the two. I'd vote against her/him and any other religious politican.

    Lmao, much love to Blair for liberalizing UK in many respects.


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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    I have no clue what my MP's religious standing is
    A shame.


    and when the Human embryology and Abortion bill came up, she voted in favour of both [as well she should have]
    She is scum too then. Was she the New Labour or Lib dem variety of scum?

    but if i knew my MP was some religious fanatic who couldn't seperate the two. I'd vote against her/him and any other religious politican.
    And if I knew my MP was some rabid Secularist Atheist I'd vote against her/him and anyone else who attacks our ancient society and the heritage of our society.
    Last edited by Wessexman; 05-16-09 at 12:41 AM.
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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    Oh come on off it, I replied to this post of yours.

    You base this on the idea that you are correct in what you believe and that those atheists are wrong. There is very little evidence that can be substantiated that a god does indeed exist. The major proof of him/her/it is in a book that said god had a hand in writing.

    It is a random, crude and arrogant attack on religion when the validity of said belief isn't even the purpose of this thread.

    I simply acknowledged the silliness of your post and that it is a far from unique attitude I have found amongst atheists and secularists.

    Bottomline, it is you who started the attacks, so don't complain when you get back what you put out.
    Fine prove what your saying and like any good professor would tell you that you need multiple sources for your proof of this god. Since the bible can not be used as proof of what it is stating you need actual proof other than that book.
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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Inferno View Post
    Fine prove what your saying and like any good professor would tell you that you need multiple sources for your proof of this god. Since the bible can not be used as proof of what it is stating you need actual proof other than that book.
    Stop trolling. The OP makes no mention of random attacks on religious belief in this thread and yet here you are introducing them; and Laila is worried about religious fanatics.
    Last edited by Wessexman; 05-16-09 at 12:41 AM.
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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    Stop trolling. The OP makes no mention of random attacks on religious belief in this thread and yet here you are introducing them and Laila is worried about religious fanatics.
    If it makes you feel any better, i'd vote against any overly religious MP. Even Muslim.
    Calm down. I'm not picking on no one religion


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    Re: Does religion affect your vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    If it makes you feel any better, i'd vote against any overly religious MP. Even Muslim.
    Calm down. I'm not picking on no one religion
    But you would vote for an over the top secularist?

    I will continue to stand up for our ancient society, institutions and traditions against the ravages of secularism and atheism and I make no bones about it, I'm proud of the fact.
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